Community Engagement Archive | Alabama Shakespeare Festival


ASF serves as a cultural hub for community interaction and provides unique avenues for personal and collective discovery.

This page archives our past community engagement events. To view upcoming events, click here.

ASF Insights

This series provides a thought-provoking and behind-the-scenes look at the work on the stage and the art of theatre. Held on select Saturdays:

December 8, 2018: The Cultural Impact of Rodgers & Hammerstein (video)

December 15, 2018: Bringing The Gospel of Luke to Life

February 2, 2019: A Conversation with Playwright Christina Ham (video)

February 23, 2019: From Grover’s Corners to Verona: Designing in Rep

March 30, 2019:  Finding Your Light: The Impact of Community Theatre (video) 

April 27, 2019: A Year in Review: Costuming in Repertory (video)

September 7, 2019: A Conversation with Buzz Playwright Susan Ferrara

October 19, 2019: From School to Prison: Exploring the Connection Between Education and Criminal Justice (video)

December 7, 2019: A Fleeting Moment of Humanity: The Christmas Truce of 1914 (video)

Conversations at Kress

Using the plays as inspiration, facilitators lead community town halls about current issues in our region. Guest panelists include local elected officials, school board members, students, thought leaders, community members, and artists. Select Saturdays, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Hosted by Kress on Dexter.

Sponsored by Alabama State Council on the Arts and AARP. This programming is made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

February 2, 2019: Civil Rights: Stories from the Movement (video)

March 2, 2019: It Takes a Village: Building Community

April 6, 2019: Agents of Change

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